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The Combined Power of CSO and CTO

Sam Curry Fills Both Roles Now at Arbor Networks
The Combined Power of CSO and CTO

In his new role at a new company, security veteran Sam Curry is both CSO and CTO at Arbor Networks. What are the unique challenges, as well as the opportunities to improve how organizations protect their digital assets?

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In an interview recorded at RSA Conference 2015, Curry discusses:

  • His new responsibilities at Arbor;
  • How organizations are responding best to DDoS and other threats;
  • His own advice for young security pros entering the profession.

Sam Curry brings 20 years of experience, where his focus has largely been on the intersection of deep technology and solving customers' problems, to his role as Arbor's Chief Technology and Security Officer. In this role, Sam leads the development and implementation of Arbor's product strategy and innovation roadmap.

Previously, Sam Curry was with MicroStrategy where he held the roles of Senior Vice President of Information Security and Chief Information Security Officer. Prior to that, Sam held a number of significant roles at RSA, including Chief Technology Officer for Identity and Data Protection; he also held the role of Chief Security Officer. Sam has held a number of senior roles at McAfee and Computer Associates, among other companies. He has been a frequent speaker and widely quoted subject matter expert in technical and industry forums during the course of his career.

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Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its diverse cadre of senior-level editors and reporters. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning Summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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